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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
900 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR SOUTHERN
WYOMING FIRE ZONE 279...

.WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 WILL
COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION AND RESULT IN DANGEROUS
BURNING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR SOUTHERN WYOMING. THE
TIME FRAME FOR THE WIND TO COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR POTENTIAL CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FROM SATURDAY
AFTERNOON ACROSS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279. THIS WILL BRING ANOTHER
ROUND OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER BEHAVIOR WHICH WILL BE PRESENT
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

WYZ279-261000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140727T0300Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
900 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
AFTERNOON WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX OF
5 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RIVERTON


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
352 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-262200-
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-
352 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN
NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE FOUND OVER THE AREA LATE
THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT
EXPECTED TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AFTER A BREAK IN THE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY THIS WEEKEND...STORMS
WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE BY EARLY NEXT WEEK AS MONSOON MOISTURE
RETURNS TO THE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

SML

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
352 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

WYZ101>119-262200-
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-
SHIRLEY BASIN-CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-SNOWY RANGE-
LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
352 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
WYOMING...SOUTH CENTRAL WYOMING AND SOUTHEAST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TODAY...
HOWEVER...SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE WIND GUST UP
TO 55 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY FOR LOCATIONS WEST OF THE
LARAMIE RANGE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AFTER A BREAK IN THE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY THIS WEEKEND...STORMS
WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE BY EARLY NEXT WEEK AS MONSOON MOISTURE
RETURNS TO THE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1041 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

COZ030>051-261645-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
1041 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE
MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS BY NOONTIME...AND SPREAD OVER THE PLAINS
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LIKE YESTERDAY...THE MAIN THREATS WILL
BE BRIEF HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS TO 50 MPH WITH THE STRONGER
STORMS. STORM COVERAGE OVER THE FAR NORTHEAST PLAINS WILL BE LESS
WITH ONLY ISOLATED COVERAGE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL PERSIST THROUGH SATURDAY BEFORE A
COOLDOWN OCCURS SUNDAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE PORTION OF NEXT WEEK.

FOR THIS WEEKEND...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE
EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS...WITH ONLY ISOLATED STORMS ON THE
NEARBY ADJACENT PLAINS AND PALMER DIVIDE AREA. MOST OF THESE
STORMS WILL PRODUCE BRIEF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN...GUSTY WINDS...
AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

BY MONDAY AND TUESDAY...THE COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL LIKELY INCREASE ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL. THERE MAY BE ENOUGH SHEAR AND INSTABILITY FOR A FEW
SEVERE STORMS...ESPECIALLY ON MONDAY.

THE CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS MAY DECREASE SLIGHTLY WEDNESDAY INTO
THURSDAY AS A SLIGHTLY MORE STABLE AIRMASS MOVES OVER THE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
601 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-261215-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
601 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
COLORADO...NORTHWEST COLORADO...SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...
SOUTHWEST COLORADO...WEST CENTRAL COLORADO...EAST CENTRAL UTAH...
NORTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHEAST UTAH.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL EXPAND THIS MORNING OVER
SOUTHEAST UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO... BECOMING NUMEROUS IN THE
WESTERN COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY. WETTING RAINS IS EXPECTED FOR MOST
MOUNTAIN SPOTS. IN THE VALLEYS...BRIEF HEAVY SHOWERS WILL
ACCOMPANY THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALIZED GUSTS OF 30
TO 40 MPH. FREQUENT AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES
WILL ACCOMPANY THUNDERSTORMS.

LOCALIZED MUD DEBRIS FLOWS OR FALLING ROCKS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN
THOSE AREAS PRONE TO SUCH ACTIVITY...LIKE STEEP TERRAIN.

MOST STORM ACTIVITY WILL DIE DOWN BY MIDNIGHT...BUT ISOLATED
STORMS WILL LINGER THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

DRIER AIR MOVES IN FOR THE WEEKEND WITH A DOWNTURN IN STORM
ACTIVITY. STORMS WILL STILL DEVELOP EACH AFTERNOON BUT MAINLY BE
ANCHORED TO THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...EXPECT SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...PRIMARILY OVER THE MOUNTAINS...EACH
DAY. A FEW STORMS WILL DRIFT OFF THE MOUNTAINS LATE IN THE DAY AND
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF SHOWERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
550 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-261300-
BENNETT-BUTTE-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-HAAKON-
HARDING-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-JACKSON-MELLETTE-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-PERKINS-RAPID CITY-
SHANNON-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-TODD-TRIPP-
WESTERN CROOK-WESTON-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-ZIEBACH-
550 AM MDT (650 AM CDT) FRI JUL 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT OVER FAR
SOUTHERN SOUTH DAKOTA. SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AFTER A DRY WEEKEND...THE CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS RETURNS EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
546 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-261200-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
546 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

GUSTY SOUTH WINDS COMBINED WITH LOW HUMIDITY WILL RESULT IN
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
ACROSS WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST UTAH.

MONSOON MOISTURE ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH WILL
BRING A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS
AFTERNOON...MAINLY ALONG AND EAST OF I-15. DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...STRONG GUSTY WINDS...AND BRIEF HEAVY RAIN CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH ANY STORMS WHICH DEVELOP.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

MOISTURE WILL SLOWLY SPREAD NORTHWARD SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY ACROSS
THE REMAINDER OF THE OUTLOOK AREA...BRINGING AN INCREASED THREAT
FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AREAWIDE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH
AN INCREASING RISK OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND LOCAL FLASH FLOODING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
500 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-261100-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
500 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL
WYOMING FROM NOON TODAY THROUGH 9 PM MDT TONIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...INCREASING WEST WINDS AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN FORECAST AREA WHERE
FUELS HAVE BECOME CRITICAL OVER RECENT DAYS. OTHERWISE...AN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORM POSSIBLE IN THE EXTREME SOUTH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SATURDAY...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS SWEETWATER COUNTY
WITH WARM...VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS.

TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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